Worried About Storm Damage To Your Home? 3 Ways To Get Your Landscaping Under Control


If you live in a climate that often has heavy storms in the form of strong winds and rainfall, you'll need to look into what you can do to make landscaping as storm friendly as possible. If you let your landscaping get out of control, you can even be putting your home at risk since branches and other debris are more likely to hit your home and cause storm damage.

27 July 2016

Tips For Managing Messy Trees


Messy trees may look beautiful when they are in leaf, but the dropped blossoms, berries, and twigs can make you feel like you are raking from spring through fall. Although you can't prevent the annual fall leaf drop, there are some things you can do to help cut down on the mess for the rest of the year. These tips can help. Tip #1: Create a mulch zone A mulch zone serves many purposes around the trunk of a tree.

21 July 2016

2 Tree Diseases That Strike The Ponderosa Pine


The Ponderosa Pine is a very large evergreen with distinctive orange-red bark with black cracks or crevices running through it. The trees tend to have bright green needles rather than the blue-green hue found on many types of pines. If you have a large yard or property and want a new evergreen for the sights and scents, the Ponderosa pine could prove a worthy addition. Keep your Ponderosa pine looking beautiful with some routine care, which includes monitoring for signs of damage.

19 July 2016

How To Help Out A Struggling Lilac Tree


Lilac trees, when they're in good health, can look absolutely striking with their dense green leaves and bright purple flowers. However, it's not uncommon for lilac trees to struggle and start looking a bit sparse. If your lilac tree appears to be suffering, here are three things you can do to help it out. Have it trimmed. Wait until the late winter to have your lilac tree trimmed. At this time, the tree's vascular system will be in a hibernation-type state, so the tree won't "

12 July 2016

2 Insects That Can Infest And Damage Your Eastern White Pine


Eastern white trees are a variety of pine that features light colored bark that starts out smooth in young trees but furrows deeply over time. The evergreen needles intersperse with beautiful yellow "flowers" that are the tree's cones. An eastern white pine tree is a valued addition to any property or yard but like any other planting requires some upkeep to keep the tree looking beautiful for years to come.  

8 July 2016

Trim Your Trees Safely with a Pole Saw


When it comes to removing overgrown, broken, or dead branches from a tree in your yard, you have to evaluate whether you're comfortable handling the work or whether a professional tree service is needed. If you decide to move forward on your own, it's imperative that you make safety a prime focus. One of the ways to be safe when trimming branches off a tree is to use a pole saw.

7 July 2016

Oooops! 4 Reasons To Go With An Experienced Tree Service Company For Stump Removal


Looking at getting a stump out of your yard or other outdoor space? Do it carefully. Stump removal can be dangerous if it's not done the right way. Some people might be tempted to use their own trucks to remove stumps, but it actually pays to get a licensed and professional contractor (such as one from Brown's Tree Service). Read on to discover more about why you might want this level of security for a stump removal project.

5 July 2016

Four Tree Trimming Tips Before Selling


If you are getting your home ready to sell, don't forget to dedicate some work to the exterior of your home as well. This might need to include tree trimming and removal. Here are four tree trimming tips you might want to take to heart before putting your home on the market. 1. Remove Diseased or Dying Trees If you have trees in your yard that may be dying, it might be a good idea to have these looked at and removed before pictures of your home hit real estate listings.

4 July 2016

Tips For Trimming A Sappy Tree


Some trees produce more sap than others or their sap tends to be stickier. Maples, elms, and birches are a few varieties known for producing plenty of sap. This may be a minor nuisance in the yard, but it can be a major inconvenience when it comes time to trim any of these trees. The following tips can help you manage this chore without getting too sticky. Tip #1: Time your pruning properly

30 June 2016

How To Prepare For A Tree Removal


A large tree usually requires the help of the professionals to ensure it is removed properly and safely. You can further help minimize the chances of damages while ensuring everything goes smoothly by preparing for the removal ahead of time. The following are a few of the tasks you should do to prepare. Find out the fall zone Your removal company will perform an assessment before they come for removal. One of the things determined in this assessment is the length of the fall zone.

29 June 2016